Dinsmore v Terex GB Limited [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 18568/21
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Misconduct

The claimant commenced employment with the respondent in June 1988 and at the time of dismissal, in October 2020, was a Stores Supervisor at the Dungannon site.  The respondent is a manufacturer of mobile screening, washing and recycling equipment for the quarry/mining industries.  As a result of the heavy engineering the respondent operates a ‘safety first’ policy.

On 25th June 2020, another employee, Mr Collins, was operating a forklift vehicle and accidently pushed a 41kg pump off warehouse shelving causing it to drop 13 feet to the floor.  Mr Collins reported this to the claimant the following day.  The claimant reported the pump damaged to the Quality Inspector who

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This article is correct at 15/09/2022

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